FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Doncaster Rovers 23 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 22 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Tranmere Rovers play host to Doncaster Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Rovers have recorded 16 wins, and Doncaster Rovers have come away with 12 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rovers was just over four years ago, in March 2008, with Doncaster Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rovers in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 09 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 3 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League Cup
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 0-1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Sat 17 Nov Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2006/2007 Sat 10 Feb Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2006/2007 Sat 12 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Sat 06 May Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 2 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Sat 29 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Rovers have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

Doncaster Rovers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Tranmere Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 13 games giving them a return of 30 points.

Doncaster Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 21 from their 12 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 1 1 14 9 13
Doncaster Rovers 6 4 1 1 8 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Tranmere Rovers may be coming up against a decent side in Doncaster Rovers, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Rovers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Unbeaten in the last 18 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Doncaster Rovers 5 games since last defeat.

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